Nanaimo Hotsheet – January 30 2018

The Nanaimo Hotsheet is our weekly “Nanaimo Leads Of The Week” newsletter and a collection of local, provincial, and national labour market headlines. So whether you’re looking for job leads or labour market news, we’ve got you covered!


Featured Jobs, January 30:

Seasonal Warehouse Labourer – PepsiCo

Courier Driver – Danfoss Courier

Industrial Laundry Worker – Pacific Linen Supply

Warehouse/Counter Sales Person – Andrew Sheret

Painter/Drywaller – Sloan’s Painting

Administrative Assistant – Holdfast Metalworks

Clinic Office Assistant – Woodgrove Pines Wellness Clinic

Assistant Manager – Walmart Canada

Manager/Service Writer – Parker Marine Nanaimo

Assistant Store Manager – The Landing Liquor Store

Client Service Representative – RBC

Childcare Provider – Victoria Nannies

Dry Land Sort Supervisor –  The Teal-Jones Group

Research Section Head – BC Public Service

Program Manager – WJS


Download “Leads Of The Week” for January 29 here.


Here’s our Nanaimo Events Calendar!


Local News:

What’s Building in my Neighbourhood? Your online source for checking out development in your area.

Thirty paramedic positions and more ambulances for Nanaimo and area

44 units of modular housing coming to Nanaimo to help the most vulnerable

Upgrades to Millstream overpass to begin Feb. 1

Work expected to start soon at key Nanaimo intersections

Island Ferries announces next step in bid to dock at SeaBus terminal –  Foot-ferry company says it plans to start up service this summer

Proposed north Nanaimo developments to add vital rental stock in key areas

Campbell River’s CRadvantage Earns International Smart 50 Award

Winners among 90 finalists in 17 different categories will be chosen in Victoria, as the 2018 Business Excellence Awards spotlight quality businesses around Vancouver Island.

Alberni Outpost closes –  Outdoor and recreation-focused business with branches in Courtenay and Nanaimo has closed up shop

Nanaimo Airport Commission – Expansion Phase One – Structural Steel

Nanaimo Airport Commission – Concrete and Rebar

Nanaimo Airport Commission – Electrical and Mechanical

BC & Canada News:

New home construction pace quickens in B.C.

People with disabilities, inclusive employers to benefit from program extension

Ergonomics and Assistive Technology to Support Employment

Safeway parent company to shutter 10 B.C. stores

Powell River: Spearheading a development boom on the Sunshine Coast – The northern Sunshine Coast city’s residential and commercial building permits are skyrocketing, due to an influx of young families relocating from the Lower Mainland

Thousands of B.C. students, teachers to receive coding classes, digital skill training

Upcoming Events:

Home Depot – All Posts Hiring Event
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Home Depot, 6555 Metral Drive, Nanaimo, BC

Navigating the Marine Industry Workshop
Monday, January 29th to Wednesday, January 31st
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
GT Hiring Solutions (WorkBC)
101, 155 Skinner Street

Building Service Worker Program
Vancouver Island University
Program Dates: January 30—February 27, 2018 – Nanaimo
Contact a VIU Client Coordinator at (250)740-6579 or (250)740-6163
Email: Fax: (250)740-6452
For more info, visit our website:

Compass Canada Job Fair in Victoria
Fri, 2 February 2018
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM PST
GT Hiring Solutions WorkBC Centre
415 Gorge Rd. East #102
Victoria, BC V8T 2W1

Rocky Mountaineer Career Fair
Date: Feb. 3, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Rocky Mountaineer Station – 1755 Cottrell St, Vancouver

Virtual Career Fair to Bridge the Gap Between Job Seekers and Mining Employers
February 6 and 7, 2018

  • The Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) invites mining sector employers and job seekers to participate in an innovative virtual career fair entitled A Career in Mining is More Than You Think.

Work BC Find Your Fit Tour – Nanaimo
The WorkBC Find Your Fit Tour is an interactive event where students have an opportunity to try their hand at skills they’ll need for different careers.
Location: John Barsby Secondary School
550 Seventh St., Nanaimo
Date: February 8, 2018
Time: 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Cost: There is no cost to attend

Employer Information Session in Victoria with BC Assessment & BC Pension Corp
WHEN: February 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHERE: GT Hiring Solutions Downtown Victoria WorkBC Centre
1483 Douglas St #201, Victoria, BC

Lowe’s Hiring Fair
Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the store for seasonal hiring.
Time unknown
These will be mostly contracts that will start around March/April and run until the end of August.

Building Your Career in Construction
4-day workshop series
Monday, February 26 to Thursday, March 1, 2018
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
GT Hiring Solutions (WorkBC)
101, 155 Skinner Street

Security Worker Training
Feb 28—March 27, 2018
VIU Nanaimo
Contact a VIU Client Coordinator:
1-888-920-2221 ext. 6579 (toll free) or (250)740-6579
Email: Fax: (250)740-6452
For more info, visit our website:

West Coast Job Fair
Friday, March 2, 2018
Best Western Tin Wis Resort (Tofino, British Columbia)
1119 Pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0

Island Wood – Industry Forum and Wood Product Showcase
March 23rd, 2018 at the Cowichan Exhibition Park

Work BC Nanaimo Job Fair
Date:  Thursday, April 5, 2018
Time:  12:30 – 4:00PM
Location:  Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Address:  101 Gordon St., Nanaimo

Western Business Outlook 2018: Nanaimo
Wednesday April 11 2018
Venue TBD • Nanaimo, B.C.

2017 Hiring Fair hosted by the Career Centre in Parksville
Thursday, April 12 at 12 PM – 4 PM
Parksville Community & Conference Centre
132 East Jensen Avenue, Parksville

VIU Free Information Sessions

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